5.18.19 Obituaries


James O. Davis

Jesup—James O. Davis, 64, of Jesup died May 14, 2019, after a short illness.

The former Alpine, Texas, resident had lived in Wayne County the past year. The retired police officer enjoyed working with leather while making boots, gun holsters and anything to aid police officers.  He also was a talented gunsmith and wood carver.

He was predeceased by his wife, Malinda Mathers Davis, and father, Robert Davis.

Survivors include his daughter, Monica (Cesar) Garcia of Friona, Texas; two granddaughters, Nastassia Luna and Nicolette Guerra; a grandson, Elijah Garcia; mother, Lillie Kirby Davis of Jesup; brothers, Wayne Davis of Alpine; Tommy  Davis of Canyon, Texas and Bobby Davis of Amarillo, Texas; a stepdaughter, Liz Guerra of Friona; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held Sunday at 3 p.m. at  Rinehart and Sons Chapel with the Rev. Stanley Todd officiating. Interment will follow in George Cemetery.  Active pallbearers will be family.

Visitation will be held one hour prior to services at chapel.

Rinehart and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


Henry Ring

Jesup--Henry Ring, 34, of Jesup died May 14, 2019.

The Glynn County native had lived in Wayne County all of his adult life. He was a former employee with Coley Electric and SNF Chemtall Industries.

He enjoyed fishing, motorcycle riding, all outdoor activities, repairing anything mechanical and being with his friends.

He was predeceased by his Poppie, Cecil Griffis.

Survivors include his parents, Valdine and Becky Robertson Griffis of Jesup; two sisters, Christina (Chad) Akiki of Jesup and Nicole (Nic) Brannen of the K’Ville community; two brothers, Adam (Cassie) Griffis of St. Mary and, Jeremy (Stephanie) Griffis of Odum; four nephews, Kayne and Landon Akiki and Luke and Jesse Griffis; a grandmother, Alice Griffis; several aunts, uncles and cousins; and three pets, Onyx, Rupert and El Choppo.

Funeral services were held May 17 at Crossroads Church of God with the Rev. Hulet Smith and the Rev. Justin Ellis officiating. Interment was in Pinecrest Memorial Cemetery. Active pallbearers were Jake Trusievitz, Chad Brooker, Jacob Marple, Mitch Schall, Chris Murphy, Alan Murphy, David Cothern and Jeremy Griffis. Honorary pallbearers were employees of the Jesup Huddle House.

Rinehart and Sons Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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